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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

116 Honors Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0010

Charles F. Pfeifer collection, 1944-2016

3.00 boxes
This collection consists of items related to Charles F. Pfeifer who served as a United States Marine Corps Private First Class with Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Regiment, 5th Marine Division during World War II. The collection contains documents, photographs, postwar memorabilia, veteran memorabilia, Marine Corps memorabilia, and Iwo Jima Honor Flight materials.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.12.0040

Frederick W. Ritter collection, 1942-2007, bulk 1942-1946

2.00 boxes
Frederick W. Ritter served in the Marine Corps as an engineer officer during World War II. He specifically served as a Vought F4U Corsair engineer. He trained at Parris Island, Jacksonville Naval Base, and attended Officer training at Quantico. He met his wife when he joined a church choir in Jacksonville, corresponding with her throughout the war. During the battle of Okinawa, he oversaw the maintenance of the Corvairs that protected the Navy from Kamikaze attacks. The collection includes Ritter's military documents, official paperwork, various letters, photographs, pins and badges, as well as magazines, articles, programs, and photographs from reunions and other postwar events related to his wartime experiences.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0027

Irvin Baker manuscript, 1942-1945

1 folders
1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He led his platoon through the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0115

John E. Hinrichs transcript, January 15, 2005

1 folders
John E. Hinrichs served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1941 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre (Iwo Jima, Hawaii). He enlisted before Pearl Harbor, was assigned to Midway, then the 8th Field Depot, and was sent in as a part of the Army of Occupation of Japan. He discussed how the army affected him later in life. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0296

Ray Liberti transcript, 1941-1945

1 folders
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Ray Liberti who served in the U.S. Marine Corps with the Third Marine Division on Iwo Jima during World War II. This collection contains an oral history where Liberti recounts his experiences in the war.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0131

Willis Winston transcript, May 12, 2004

1 folders
Willis Winston served with 2nd Battalion 7th Regiment, 1st Marine Division in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. He participated in the campaigns for Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, and Peleliu This collection contains an oral history.